Chugoku May Build Power Plant That Uses Biomass and Coal

Sept. 3 (Bloomberg) — Chugoku Electric Power Co. and Air
Water Inc.
may build a 100-megawatt power plant in western Japan
that uses woody biomass and coal as fuel.

The companies are considering conducting environmental
impact assessments for the plant, they said in a joint statement
today.

The station, to be set up at an Air Water factory in
Yamaguchi prefecture, is expected to start running by March
2019, according to the statement. Osaka-based Air Water is a
supplier of industrial gases.

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cwatanabe5@bloomberg.net

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Reed Landberg at
landberg@bloomberg.net
Abhay Singh, Ana Monteiro

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